Courtesy Farm AidFor the sixth straight year, AXS TV will air the annual benefit concert Farm Aid live. This year’s telecast will take place Saturday, September 21 from 7:30 p.m. ET to 12:30 a.m. ET, live from East Troy, Wisconsin.
Now it its 34th year, the 2019 edition of Farm Aid will feature performances from Farm Aid founder Willie Nelson, as well as the charity’s board members John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews. Also on the bill: Luke Combs, Brothers Osborne and Tanya Tucker; Nelson’s son Lukas Nelson and his band Promise of The Real; and soul/rock band Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, among others.
Prior the concert, AXS TV will air blocks of interviews and classic concerts all day September 21, including a Dan Rather sit-down with Willie at 11:30 a.m. ET, followed by a Soundstage episode featuring the Red-Headed Stranger at 12:30 p.m. ET.
Most of these programs will repeat throughout the day, leading up to AXS TV’s live broadcast of Farm Aid 2019.
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